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London store Harrods to remove Diana statue

LONDON: London luxury department store Harrods said on Saturday it was taking down a statue of the late Princess Diana and her boyfriend Dodi Al Fayed and returning it to former owner Mohamed Al Fayed. Al Fayed commissioned the bronze…

China mall erects giant Trump dog statue

BEIJING: A mall in northern China has installed a larger-than-life canine statue with more than a passing resemblance to US President Donald Trump to welcome the coming Year of the Dog. The giant pooch towers above shoppers in Taiyuan,…

Messi’s statue vandalised again

BUENOS AIRES: The statue of Lionel Messi in Buenos Aires has been vandalised again -- this time the Argentine hero was cut off at the ankles between Sunday night and Monday morning. Messi's boots still chased a ball on the plinth while…

Russia unveils statue of AK-47 inventor Kalashnikov

MOSCOW: Russian officials and Orthodox priests on Tuesday unveiled a statue in Moscow of inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov, whose iconic AK-47 assault rifle has claimed countless lives worldwide. A priest sprinkled holy water on the…

Self-taught sculptor defends grinning Ronaldo bust

MADEIRA, PORTUGAL: Self-taught sculptor Emanuel Santos defended his grinning bust of Cristiano Ronaldo on Thursday, telling his thousands of online detractors he had followed the soccer star's instructions down to the last wrinkle.…